Paul Ashton

Paul taught English in Hackney and Islington comprehensive schools for ten years before becoming an Advisory Teacher for ILEA. In 1983 he joined the BBC education service, where he worked as Education Officer, scheduler, and television producer. In 1991 he became a Commissioning Editor at Channel 4, where he set up the channel’s Schools department. In 2003 he helped to set up Teachers TV, and is now one of Teachers TV’s commissioning editors.